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EU’s Juncker says Turkey must release two Greek soldiers

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listens to European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (not pictured) delivering a speech to lawmakers during a plenary session at the Greek parliament in Athens,

Turkey must release two Greek soldiers detained on Turkish territory in March, EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said on Thursday during a visit to Athens.

Juncker also urged Athens and Skopje to settle a decades-old row over Macedonia’s name.

“I want to highlight the urgency in solving this matter,” Juncker told Greek lawmakers after meeting Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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